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Discover Benelux |  Culture |  Out & About

OUT & ABOUT There is so much more to December than just the race to get everything ready in time for Christmas. We have gathered a wide spectrum of cultural events all over the Benelux region and believe it or not – they all have nothing or very little to do with the holidays. From extravagant fairs to stunning performances there is something for everyone, before venturing back into the sparkling, snowy and mistletoe-covered streets of December. TEXT: STINE WANNEBO  |  PRESS PHOTOS  |  MAIN PHOTO: JANUS VAN DEN EIJNDEN

Belgian artist Milow in Luxembourg City Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, 1 December One  of  Europe’s  most  exciting  talents  is welcoming  advent  to  Luxembourg  this year. With a complex mixture of old-school soul, techno and acoustic pop he is best known for his single Ayo Technology from 2008, which topped the charts all over Europe  when  it  first  came  out.  Doing  it  all himself, he has released four albums and the  latest,  Silver Linings, came  out  this April.  He  will  bring  all  his  songs  to  Den  Atelier. www.atelier.lu Russel Maliphant Company in Luxembourg Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, 2-3 December Acclaimed  choreographer  Russel Maliphant returns to the Grant Théâtre with

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his latest work titled Still Current. Prepare for  an  evening  filled  with  energetic  elegance and dedication as the dancers take you through the diverse styles of contemporary dance, ballet and martial arts. Joining Russel Maliphant on stage are Carys Staton, Dickson Mbi and Thomasin Gülgeç in  a  performance  mainly  constructed  of duets and trios. A beautiful display of physical  language  to  get  you  talking  during these cold winter days.  www.theatres.lu Art Antwerp Antwerp, Belgium, 5-12 December Antwerp is hosting an international art and design  fair  this  month.  Creators,  collectors,  art  lovers,  dealers  and  art  &  design experts  will  attend  this  eight-day  exhibition that is much more than a regular art fair. Antwerp is already renowned for its mix of  traditional  art,  modern  art  and  culture

and the art fair will reflect this captivating merge  of  old  and  new.  Dance  performances, live art and classical music will also greet  those  who  visit  the  Antwerp  Expo during the event, as well as an opportunity to support the Belgian Cancer Foundation at the magnificent art auction at the end of the week. www.artantwerp.com The Illuminade Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 11 December – 4 January

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Discover Benelux | Issue 12 | December 2014  

Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.

Discover Benelux | Issue 12 | December 2014  

Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.